‘Remain in Mexico’ policy to continue: Federal court

‘Remain in Mexico‘ program will continue even though a final decision on a lawsuit is pending to eliminate it entirely.

Officially called as Migrant Protection Protocols, the program has angered immigrant advocates as the implementation of the policy is contradictory to the name.

On the Trump administration side the Wednesday’s ruling of a federal court to continue with the police is like a temporary victory for hard-line enforcement strategy. It is able to curb mass migration.

A data released by Mexican government reveals nearly 5,000 migrants have been stopped from proceeding ahead and sent back to their respective countries since the policy began.

According to the Department of Homeland Security the MPP is a way in stopping foreigners trying to game the US immigration system.

Last month the US border authorities clamped down 109,144 migrants, double the number compared to April 2018, who were trying to enter the US without proper documentation.

A data released by Mexican government reveals nearly 5,000 migrants have been stopped from proceeding ahead and sent back to their respective countries since the policy began.

Lately the acting DHS Secretary Kevin McAleenan defended the MPP policy before Congress by saying, “It allows us to take more people in at ports of entry who are presenting asylum claims because we can process them without the limitations in our capacity.”

The DHS added that vulnerable populations will be excluded from MPP and appropriate humanitarian care will be given to those who are sent back.

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